Using the Lifespan approach, the major areas of study in the 26 month Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) program from University of British Columbia include: basic sciences, clinical decision making, clinical practice (musculoskeletal, neurological and cardiorespiratory), exercise and movement sciences, and rehabilitation research. Additionally, students experience a total of 1080 'hands-on' clinical hours over six clinical placements in diverse aspects of clinical care.
The evidence-based curriculum is structured to promote critical thinking, develop problem solving skills, promote teamwork and collaboration, and empower students to be lifelong learners.
What makes the program unique?
The Department of Physical Therapy provides an outstanding learning environment and leads in innovative research to advance physical therapy practice globally. The Department is well known for its high standards and excellent faculty. Both academic and external faculty are recipients of prestigious teaching awards, providing an excellent learning environment.
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Courses include:The MPT Program embraces innovative teaching and learning approaches that align with the curricular vision and goals, including:
- Simulation and technology-enhanced teaching and learning tools
- Inter-professional learning
- Community-based learning
- 26 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesPublic Health Physiotherapy Health Sciences View 153 other Masters in Public Health in Canada
- All applicants have to submit transcripts from all past post-secondary study. Document submission requirements depend on whether your institution of study is within Canada or outside of Canada.
- A minimum of three references are required for application to graduate programs at UBC. References should be requested from individuals who are prepared to provide a report on your academic ability and qualifications.
- This program contains a practicum component for which a criminal record check is required.
- Permanent Residents of Canada must provide a clear photocopy of both sides of the Permanent Resident card.
Minimum of 70 volunteer hours or work experience with people with disabilities.
International39341 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 39341 CAD per year during 26 months.
National6471 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6471 CAD per year during 26 months.
Living costs for Vancouver
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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